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Our Lady of Lebanon, Jounieh
(4.7/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
Looking out over the bay of Jounieh toward Beirut, Our Lady of Lebanon attracts Christian and Muslim pilgrims from around the world. Standing atop a majestic spiral staircase/stone base, the 8 m (26.2 ft) bronze statue of the Virgin Mary encloses a monumental 100 seat-shrine located underneath. Ride the cable car to the top of the hill, located 650 m (2132.5 ft) above sea level, then climb the sloping 19th-century stairway to the base of the statue, where a panoramic view of the city rewards your efforts. Make Our Lady of Lebanon a centerpiece of your Jounieh vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Jounieh trip generator.
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TripAdvisor
  • Great view overlooking the city. Many visitors, most of which were local. Absolutely take the cable car to get there.
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  • A place you can never get tiered from visiting even if you go every single day! You feel you're closer to heaven and you connect with God, through our Lady! On top of the mountain, the church overlook...  more »
  • The Virgin of Harisskaja. A popular place among tourists. Sacred to believers. Beautiful views. Located in the mountains.
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  • Nice site with good views. It is quite a hike to the top though so don't forget to bring water!
  • The statue is very cool to visit. Has an excellent view of the Mediterranean. The church is not very impressive.
  • Amazing place to visit. Dont miss it.
  • Stunning views over Central Lebanon and a very calm atmosphere around the shrine and churches. Definitely a must-see for all tourists, even if you're not religious.
  • 👍🏻 Wonderfull panoramic view 😍